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micronucleus tests

Induction and quantitative measurement of chromosomal damage leading to the formation of micronuclei (micronuclei, chromosome-defective) in cells which have been exposed to genotoxic agents or ionizing radiation.
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  • bone marrow micronucleus test
  • micronucleus assay
  • bone marrow micronucleus assay
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